The Rye Riptides Connects Schools in New Hampshire and Norway
If you’re in need of a story of young engineers building connections you are definitely going to want to read about the journey of the Rye Riptides from Educational Passages:
A 5.5 foot long uncrewed sailboat (miniboat) built in 2020 by students at Rye Junior High in New Hampshire, was recovered in Smøla, near Dyrnes, Norway on February 1, 2022. After 462 days and 13,412 km of traveling across the Atlantic Ocean, the deck and cargo hold were the only remaining pieces of the boat, but the messages inside have sparked a new friendship between schools.
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